Capella University values the knowledge you bring to your degree program. Our Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) program allows you to earn credit when you demonstrate relevant, college-level knowledge gained through:
Your enrollment counselor can help you determine how your prior learning can save you time and money on your degree. Email us, or call 866.808.8681 for more information.
PLA is available when the following criteria are met:
Your enrollment counselor can help you determine if you are eligible for our Prior Learning Assessment. Email us, or call 1.866.679.9682 to learn more.
View Capella's Prior Learning Assessment policy.
Fees for Prior Learning Assessment
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) fees are charged to evaluate and award academic credit for the knowledge you've demonstrated. Reference the tuition and fees page in the Capella course catalog for current PLA assessment fees. Residents of Washington may receive credit through our prior learning assessment only in the bachelor's and MBA programs.